Heat wave may continue for 4 to 5 more days

United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Published: 17:18, May 17,2021 | Updated: 00:43, May 18,2021


The mild heat wave which is sweeping over parts of Bangladesh for the last couple of days may continue for four or five more days, according to Bangladesh Metrological Department.

‘The heat wave may continue for four or five more days,’ assistant meteorologist of BMD Afroza Sultana said.

The heat wave is sweeping over Dhaka, Khulna and Barishal divisions and the regions of Rajshahi, Pabna, Rangamati, Chandpur, Maizdi Court and Feni.

Rain or thunder showers accompanied by temporary gusty or squally wind is likely to occur at a few places over Sylhet division and at one or two places over Rangpur, Rajshahi, Dhaka and Mymensingh divisions and the region of Cumilla, said a Met Office bulletin.

Weather may remain dry elsewhere over the country commencing at about 9:00am on Monday which is valid for 24 hours, it said.

Besides, the day and night temperature may rise slightly over the country.

The maximum temperature of the country was recorded at 38.0 degrees Celsius in Rangamati on Monday.

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